Tag Archives: Common Cause

Federal lawsuit challenges voter purges

Common Cause and the NAACP challenge Georgia’s voter purging procedures in a federal lawsuit . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , Common Cause , NAACP , voter purges

Political Notes – Religious week continues at the capitol

The religious freedom issue is getting a real workout at the capitol this week . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , casino gambling , Common Cause , Franklin Graham , GHSA , high school athletes , Jesse Petrea , Nathan Deal , palliative care , same-sex marriages

Political Notes – Ralston will have a rematch in GOP primary

Wrestling coach Sam Snider says he will run again in 2016 GOP primary against House Speaker David Ralston . . .

Tags: Common Cause , David Ralston , ethics ranking , Marco Rubio , Nathan Deal , Sam Olens , Sam Snider , Tyrone Brooks

Revised campaign law needs more revisions, ethics coalition says

A coalition of ethics groups said there are still some problem areas with the state’s campaign disclosure law that need to be fixed . . .

Tags: Better Georgia , Bryan Long , campaign disclosure law , Clint Murphy , Common Cause , Elizabeth Poythress , Josh McKoon , league of women voters

Political Notes – Perry is out as Common Cause director

William Perry, a high profile ethics watchdog, agrees to resign as director of Common Cause Georgia . . .

Tags: Common Cause , Donald Trump , John Barge , Katie Dempsey , Kinder Morgan , William Perry

Political Notes – Waycross declares war on Pierce County

Waycross is suing to stop a bill that would nullify an annexation of Pierce County property . . .

Tags: annexation lawsuit , Brian Kemp , Clint Murphy , Common Cause , Dennis Hastert , Nathan Deal , Pierce County , Randy Evans , SEC primary , Veteran Services commissioner , Waycross

Common Cause falls short in anti-stadium petition effort

Common Cause Georgia could not gather enough voters’ signatures to force a referendum on the issue of using tax funds to pay for a new Atlanta Falcons stadium . . .

Tags: arthur blank , atlanta falcons , Common Cause , GWCCA , petition drive , stadium , William Perry

Political Notes – Common Cause will try to score with their petition drive

Common Cause plans to go ahead with plans to gather 35,000 voters’ signatures to call a referendum on the public financing of a football stadium for Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank . . .

Tags: AOC , arthur blank , Common Cause , football stadium , Georgia Chamber of Commerce , Gwinnett Tea Party , Marla Moore , Nan Orrock , Nathan Deal , Obamacare , referendum

Political Notes – Common Cause moves the goal for stadium referendum

Common Cause is adjusting its sights but is still trying to move ahead with a referendum on the public financing of the new Atlanta Falcons stadium; will Georgia’s Senate race attract a self-funding candidate? . . .

Tags: Common Cause , David Perdue , Falcons football stadium , Georgia Senate race , Kelly Loeffler , self-funding candidates , Wendell Willard

City tries to block stadium referendum, Common Cause may go to court

Common Cause officials say they may have to file a lawsuit to move ahead with their effort to hold a public referendum on the use of tax funds to build a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons . . .

Tags: atlanta falcons , Common Cause , Kasim Reed , new stadium , referendum , William Perry , Wyc Orr